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Know your pod: Ten questions to better acquaint you with Gonzaga’s pod at the NCAA Tournament

UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 8:11 p.m.

How well do you know Gonzaga’s pod in the NCAA Tournament West Regional? Take our 10-question pod quiz to find out.


Q: Two of the following three celebrities have undergraduate degrees from Syracuse: Bob Costas, Jim Brown, Hilary Clinton. Which one does not?

Q: Baylor is one of eight NCAA Division I basketball schools with “Bears” as a mascot. Name four of the other seven.

Q: These three professional basketball players all went to school for teams in this pod. Who’s currently averaging more points in the NBA: Domantas Sabonis (Gonzaga, Pacers), Dion Waiters (Syracuse, Heat) or Taurean Prince (Baylor, Hawks)?

Q: Gonzaga great John Stockton played 19 NBA seasons in the building that will host the Bulldogs on Thursday. Which two NBA career records does Stockton still hold?

Q: Which famous “Seth” attended Farleigh Dickinson University: Seth Rogen, Seth Meyers or Seth Greenberg?

Q: There are five teams from the state of Texas in this year’s NCAA Tournament field. Name them all.

Q: Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim and Gonzaga’s Mark Few are among a select group of college coaches with at least 500 career wins. Which other coaches in this year’s tournament are part of the club?

Q: Gonzaga’s first-round opponent, Fairleigh Dickinson, won its first-ever NCAA Tournament game on Tuesday. Who did the Bulldogs beat for the first-ever tournament win (Hint: 1999)?

Q: Is the pod’s leading scorer (season average) Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, Fairleigh Dickinson’s Darnell Edge, Syracuse’s Tyus Battle or Baylor’s Tristan Clark?

Q: One of these popular baseball movies was filmed in Salt Lake City: The Sandlot, The Rookie, Bad News Bears. Which was it?


A: Clinton

A: California, Brown, Mercer, Northern Colorado, Missouri State, Morgan State, Central Arkansas

A: Sabonis (14.2 ppg)

A: Assists (15,806), steals (3,265)

A: Greenberg

A: Abilene Christian, Baylor, Texas Tech, Prairie View A&M, Houston

A: Mike Krzyzewski (Duke), Bill Self (Kansas), Roy Williams (North Carolina), John Beilein (Michigan), John Calipari (Kentucky), Rick Barnes (Tennessee), Kelvin Sampson (Houston), Tom Izzo (Michigan State), Leonard Hamilton (Florida State).

A: Minnesota

A: Hachimura (20.1 ppg)

A: The Sandlot

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